Erney Kopitar

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Date of Birth: 08/21/1780

Age: 63

Citizenship: Slovenia


Jernej Kopitar Bartol (words Jernej Bartol Kopitar.); August 21, 1780, Repnoe - August 11, 1844, Vienna) - Slovenian linguist.

After graduating from high school in Ljubljana, Kopitar became a tutor in the home of Sigmund Tsoyza, and in 1808 moved to Vienna, where he began the study of law and Slavic languages. He worked as a librarian in the library of the Vienna court, and subsequently Director and censor publications on modern Greek and Slavic languages.

In 1808 Kopitar published the first grammar of the Slovenian language, Slovnica slovanskega jezika na Kranjskem, Koro & # 353; kem in & # 352; tajerskem (